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StarCrash (Roger Corman's Cult Classics) [Blu-ray] (1978) (1978)

David Hasselhoff , Christopher Plummer , Luigi Cozzi  |  PG |  Blu-ray
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  • Actors: David Hasselhoff, Christopher Plummer, Caroline Munro, Marjoe Gortner
  • Directors: Luigi Cozzi
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Blu-ray, Dolby, NTSC, Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region A/1 (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Number of discs: 2
  • Rated: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
  • Studio: Shout! Factory
  • DVD Release Date: September 14, 2010
  • Run Time: 92 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (122 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #110,362 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "StarCrash (Roger Corman's Cult Classics) [Blu-ray] (1978)" on IMDb

Special Features

New Anamorphic Widescreen Transfer (1.78:1) And DTS 5.1 Surround Sound

Audio Commentary By Writer And Starcrash Expert Stephen Romano

A Look At The Film’s Special Effects With Special Effects Director Armando Valcauda Including Unused Footage, Rare Photos, Original Drawings And More

New Interview With Writer/Director Luigi Cozzi (aka Lewis Coates)

New Interview With Actress Caroline Munro Discussing Her Time As Stella Star And A Look At Her Career

Extensive Stills Galleries Including Behind-The-Scenes Photos, Posters, Stills, Original Production Art And Storyboards

Behind-The-Scenes Footage With Commentary

Deleted And Extended Scenes

Theatrical Trailer

Theatrical Trailer With Commentaries By Eli Roth And Joe Dante, Courtesy Of Trailersfromhell

12-Page Booklet With Liner Notes By Stephen Romano

The Original Script (DVD-ROM)

And Much More!!

Editorial Reviews

Prepare yourself for a vintage science fiction adventure film you will never forget, as the sultry Stella Star (Caroline Munro) and her alien sidekick Akton (Marjoe Gortner) team up with robot lawman Elle (Judd Hamilton) on a high adventure to save the universe. It is a cosmic mash-up of daring escapes, wild special effects, beautiful women in sexy space bikinis and nonstop action on a dozen alien worlds. Roger Corman presents the ultimate European space opera, a colorful and dazzling chase through the galaxy that will blast you through the blackness of a hundred million nights!

Kicked into hyperspace by a maelstrom of ingenious low-budget special effects and the talents of Academy Award winning composer John Barry, the film was a smash hit in 1979 when the wild and humorous sci-fi adventure hit theatres. For over 30 years the film has gained a massive cult following, inspiring devoted legions of Crashers, fan clubs and more. Now, for the first time on Blu-ray, the film is presented in a deluxe two-disc special edition.

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93 of 100 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Pure Entertainment September 8, 2010
Luigi Cozzi's Star Crash (a/k/a The Adventures of Stella Star) is one of my all-time favorite movies. Usually dismissed as a cheap Italian Star Wars knock-off, it's actually much, much more than that: it's a cheap Italian knock-off of all three Flash Gordon serials, Barbarella, hundreds of pulp space operas and comic books, and a half-dozen Ray Harryhausen movies.

It literally has everything: a scantily clad heroine, a comic relief robot, stop-motion monsters, lightsabre duels, space amazons, space troglodytes, a galactic villain with a beer belly, ray guns, ludicrous spaceship miniatures, beach ball planets, blinking Christmas tree light stars, an eclectic international cast that includes Joe Spinell, David Hasselhoff, Marjoe Gortner, Robert Tessier, and an apparently stoned-out-of-his-mind Christopher Plummer... and a marvelous musical score by Academy Award-winning composer John Barry!

I've long lamented that there wasn't a quality, authorized DVD edition of this personal favorite available, and the thought that in a few days I'll have a high-definition, widescreen copy on Blu-Ray is exciting. Ever since I read director Cozzi's article about the origins of and the making of the film in Future magazine (anyone remember that companion mag to Starlog, later known as Future Life?) back in '77, I've been fascinated with the film, and when I finally saw it on VHS with some friends around 1990, I couldn't believe just how much giddy, shameless, stupid fun it was.

There isn't much I don't love about the movie, to be honest. Caroline Munro is gorgeous, the special effects are psychedelic, the characters so ridiculous and earnest... it's pure, rainy Saturday afternoon bliss, and vastly more entertaining than ANY of the Star Wars prequels or the mind-numbingly boring and overrated Avatar.
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17 of 20 people found the following review helpful
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A piddly 3 stars as average rating? C'mon Basic Instinct 2 has the same rating (at least as I'm writing this), and it's nowhere near as fun (or any fun at all, actually)! I don't know that I have anything to really add to the reviews that tout this as extremely entertaining camp; I can tell you that I only became aware of this film in September 2010 when it came out on DVD and Blu-ray. I read the reviews from the DVD reviewing sites and decided that, being a lover of science fiction and of campy movies, I would love it. So I bought it sight unseen and have become completely obsessed by it. A framed poster is now in my living room, I check ebay periodically for other Starcrash merchandise, and have seen it numerous times. Now, I'm not saying that everyone will love it in the (possibly maniacal) way I do, but I will say there's a very good chance those who enjoy science fiction and cheesy movies will at least like it. And there are numerous positives to a film that I may be making sound completely disposable: the score by John Barry is frequently beautiful, the often colorful cinematography looks great (especially on the Blu-ray) and it has David Hasselhoff! You can't lose...
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34 of 43 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Starcash June 13, 2010
This film simply lacked "true" space opera common sense and seemed from the outset to be nothing but an awful Star Wars (1977) copy. I was hesitant to go as high as 5 stars but I suppose the basic premise of the film is acceptable enough, it is an enjoyably awful, cheese space film.

I find Starcrash (1978) very stirring and exciting. At its heart, it is a close relative of the klutzy Italian giallo films, a swashbuckling Star epic full of political space color, ridiculous special effects, dumb intrigue, and moral danger in space. Christopher Plummer emerges as a memorable villain, and David Hasselhoff's presence is enough to further increase the mystique of the Hasselhoff cheese legacy. I sense some unbalance in this movie. The script is so bad that it makes Marjoe Gortner and Joe Spinell look lame but Caroline Munro wearing a bikini is hot.

Starcrash (1978) is underrated cheese and more imaginative than most cheese space films ever shot.

Not only does this movie entertain kids of all ages but it holds up well to repeat viewings and earns the right to be called a "cheese space classic".
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars COMPUTER. STOP THE FLOW OF TIME! August 25, 2012
Long before the word "mockbuster" was invented, there was Roger Corman. This is perhaps one of the granddaddy cheesiest films out there. You can't but laugh at David Hasselhoff's hair as he saves the universe with his leading lady Stella Star (Bond girl Caroline Munro) whose outfit likewise was a laugh with its cape and tight fit. The science behind this film is about the worst with one of the nosiest space vacuums imaginable.

Joe Spinell as the evil Count Zarth Arn brought a tear to my eye as an MST 3000 gift from the gods. I will say in a comparison to "Star Wars" the robot had more personality than 3CPO.

The lines spoken in the film are gems. 5 stars on the camp and cheese scale. A movie that is so idiotic, one doesn't need to be stoned to appreciate it. Fun for the whole family.
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Magical Classic December 16, 2012
There's something magical about this movie, I can't quite put my finger on it. But it leaves you feeling uplifted, and smiling from ear to ear. It is easily the best Luigi Cozzi film. Everything just comes together in a way that is purely entertaining and sometimes moving - "Star Crash" possesses an innocence that is quite affecting.

A few things I love about this movie:

1. The Cast: Where else can you see a scene played out by Caroline Munroe, David Hasselhoff and Christopher Plummer? All three are wonderful in the movie. Like the cast of the original Star Wars (1977) they never play the story for camp, nor do they make the mistake of trying to elevate the material or turn it into something it is not. They're having fun so we have fun too; they all strike the perfect balance. Elsewhere, we have Joe Spinell (from the Godfather movies) as an evil Count; Robert Tessier giving a strange but interesting performance as an alien space-cop; and the gorgeous Nadia Cassini who shows up briefly as an Amazon Queen. Notable performances are given by Hamilton Camp as the voice of "Robot Ell", a truly memorable and likable character; more intriguing is Marjoe Gortner as Akton, a mysterious super-human apparently modeled after Paul Atreides (Dune) and Luke Skywalker - Marjoe was a child preacher and later produced a film exposing bogus faith healers - he brings an easy and likable spiritual quality to Akton, and lends a strangely powerful undertone to the line, "Have faith and never give up hope."

2. The Characters: Caroline Munroe is "Barbarella" in all but name, playing "Stella Star" with wide-eyed, infectious enthusiasm and irresistible charm. She looks great in all of her costumes and is clearly having the time of her life.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars
Published 11 days ago by John O. Kinnick
1.0 out of 5 stars Some things are bad so they're funny
Some things are bad so they're funny, some things are so bad they're not even funny; this was the later.
Published 15 days ago by Todd Zebert
1.0 out of 5 stars horrible!
Pathetic attempt at a film, why bother making this trash?
Published 1 month ago by Barry
5.0 out of 5 stars Srarcrash
For lovers of cheesy 70s sci fi this stars the lovely Caroline Munro in a sexy & fun space flick in the vein of Star Wars. Lots of color , action , bad acting and just plain fun. Read more
Published 2 months ago by paul levine
5.0 out of 5 stars Incredible Space 'Hoff
One of the top hilarious terrible films of all time, no question. If you liked Stunt Rock you'll love Star Crash.
Published 2 months ago by Est Nyboer
1.0 out of 5 stars hokey old time movie
The acting and effects were not very good. The plot was nonzexistent. Such a poor movie that I had to turn it off
Published 2 months ago by Paintist
2.0 out of 5 stars So Bad Its Good
I saw Starcrash in the theaters back in the 70's (after Star Wars made sci-fi popular again, I was going to any movie with 'star' in its title)... Read more
Published 2 months ago by GrinderCB
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic bad movie
This is one of the best bad movies I've ever seen, full of corny lines, beautiful women, handsome men, and cheap but flashy special effects (the lava light attacks are particularly... Read more
Published 2 months ago by Tom Parmenter
2.0 out of 5 stars BORING !!!!
This movie was not just boring but it was awful. But to be honest I only watch it for about five minutes and that's al I could stand.
Published 2 months ago by LA O Prime
4.0 out of 5 stars wonderfully, beautifully awful
My advice is just meditate on my title. But if you MUST have a review...

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Published 2 months ago by D. Allen Schaeffer
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